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Wednesday, August 21, 201308/21/2013

Ameren Transmission Line Green-Lighted

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Regulators have signed off on a new transmission line that’d cut through central Illinois.

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Wednesday, August 21, 201308/21/2013

Illinois ACT Scores Near National Average

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In Illinois, all students take the ACT – the American College Test. Even so, the state’s average score is almost as high as the national average – 20.6 for the Class of 2013 in Illinois, compared to 20.9 nationally.

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Study: Gravel Pits Inadequate for Second Springfield Water Source

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It could be back to the drawing board for the city of Springfield as it found not nearly as much water would be generated from gravel pits as originally thought.

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Davis Trashes ACA; Unimpressed by Immigration Lobbying Efforts

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Congressman Rodney Davis says small businesses are being smothered by too many rules and regulations.

Tracy McCall, left, and Missy Whitley, right, join WTAX's Ray Lytle Show on Tuesday Aug. 20, 2013

Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Chatham Women Respond to Fundraising Allegations

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The two women overseeing a checking account to benefit a Chatham girl with refractory epilepsy are responding to accusations leveled against them.

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

New Springfield to Orlando Air Service Starts in November

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Starting November 22nd Allegiant Air will fly non-stop twice a week between Springfield and Sanford-Orlando International Airport.

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Another Set of Eyes for the Sheriff’s Department

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Sangamon County Sheriff Neil Williamson is looking for advice, and where better to find it than from other long-time law enforecement…

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Williamsville-Sherman CUSD Faces $200k Budget Deficit

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Williamsville-Sherman faces a $200,000 budget shortfall for the upcoming school year. That’s compared to $60,000 this past year.

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Illinois Farmers Looking for Rain

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It’s no drought, just a dry spell. But Illinois farmers are probably ready for it to be over.

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Springfield BOE Approves New Teacher Contract

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The Springfield Board of Education has approved a new teachers’ contract for the upcoming budget year.